If you want to connect, sync your Google Drive account with Linux desktop you have to go with third party providers such as Insync because there is no official Google Drive client for Linux system. Fortunately, there is another way to easily access your Google Drive account directly from Gnome powered Linux. The new version of Gnome now supports Google Drive mount. In other word, you can connect and mount Google Drive account directly from Files.
This video below clearly show you how to connect and mount Google Drive account on Ubuntu 16.04 Gnome edition. Its a short video, and pretty straight forward. Check this out.